After ranking all 34 cities within Miami-Dade County, we couldn't help but wonder where the major cities of Florida would stack up. So we decided to answer that question ourselves, naturally. Because what fun is the internet without arbitrary rankings? So we assembled a list of Florida's most nota ... More >>
Terrapin, the turtle-themed brewery that hails from Athens, Georgia, is a consistent hit with beer fans. The craft brewery's beers have won numerous awards at the US Open Beer Championship, Carolina Championship of Beers, and the Bramwell Oktoberfest, for their drinkability. Terrapin is also know ... More >>
Don't you just hate it when you wake up thinking it's Friday only to realize it's actually Monday? Yeah, we've all been there, and from experience we can say it really sucks. But one thing that doesn't suck are all of the good shows going down this week, from shirtless ATL rapper Waka Flocka Flame ... More >>
Of Montreal just finished its new album. Frontman and creative nerve-center Kevin Barnes tells Crossfade that he wrote the whole thing in about three weeks on his first-ever, self-imposed "writer's retreat" in San Francisco. After that, he returned to his Athens, Georgia, home and recorded it wi ... More >>
Do you find yourself falling within that treacherous zone of a Venn diagram that connects "Working for the Weekend" with "The Great Recession"? One surefire way to know: Do you work all the fucking time, yet your wallet functions primarily as a seedy motel for moths? Maybe you need to get a new j ... More >>
Hugh Acheson joins the ever-growing list of guest chefs to take over Michael Schwartz's Harry's Pizzeria for a pop-up dinner.Acheson, who received two James Beard awards this year (for best chef southeast and for his cookbook, A New Turn in the South) will bring his Atlanta-based Empire State ... More >>
The craft beer movement has produced some surprising side effects for the brewery world; suddenly blueberries, cherries and chocolate are considered hops-friendly ingredients, giving beer a whole new aisle in your local liquor store. In fact, beer is so user friendly with food these days, we are ... More >>
Some bands just make music. But others like joyful tribe Bird Names are also expert makers of spiritual experiences, delicious snacks (see photo, right), and organic aroma-therapeutic soap. "It's good soap. Only $5. People have come to our shows just to buy the soap," says pitchman and guitarist ... More >>
This is a photograph of a Black Keys album, and this is not a testAt this point, it might feel like the Black Keys, the raucous blues-rock duo of Pat Carney and Dan Auerbach, just rolled through Miami. True, but April 18's stop at the Fillmore will feel like ancient history once South Florida is ... More >>
Spring, glorious spring. Start your frolicking at the Marlin's first home game or at the Fillmore, where a colorful indie band from Athens, Georgia plays Scandinavian-style pop music. Spend Saturday outdoors watching BMX racing or rugby. You have your pick of celebrating two cult figures on Sunday. ... More >>
Photo by Monica KustraAfter a year of playing and touring out of Athens, Georgia, former South Florida act Fire Zuave is coming all the way back down the peninsula to show locals what time in a little rock 'n' roll college town can do for you. After releasing two albums, Sand Fastened in 2008 and ... More >>
Urbanite Bistro is holding its monthly dinner this Friday at 8:30 p.m. For $40 plus tax and gratuity, you'll enjoy six courses paired with six different beers selected by Chris Montelius, regional manager for Fresh Beer. Dave of South Florida Beer Blog will be co-hosting the dinner.If you're a ... More >>
Photo by Ian WItlenMonotonix frontman Ami Shalev clutches his injured leg in pain as bystanders try to help.To view a full slideshow of photos from this event, click here.MonotonixWith Surfer Blood, Woodmen Hall, and Love HandlesRespectable Street, West Palm BeachWednesday, January 27, 2010The pr ... More >>
Like all purebred party animals, the adventuresome men of Miami garage psych crew Lil Daggers welcome any kind of fun, no matter how dangerous, drunk, or bizarre. They'll play house parties. They'll play pool parties. They'll play satanic séances, bake sales and shit fights. From the very fi ... More >>
Pure crusty hardcore aggression, 305-style, hits the eastern seaboard on the heels of a No Idea split with Religious as Fuck. Mehkago NT is an admixture of some of South Florida's best known, most notorious HC/punk/sludge/metal musicians. The band features members or ex-members of DNME, Torche ... More >>
Of Montreal's glam shape-shifting.
Time to have bizarre celebrations, because Athens, Georgia, band Of Montreal is returning to South Florida December 6. The psychedelic indie rock outfit will be gracing the stage at Revolution (200 W Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale) as part of thier tour in support of their ninth album Skeletal L ... More >>
Highlights and lowlights from the nation's biggest industry extravaganza of new (and old) music.
Mission Control (ATO Records)
R.E.M. Live (Warner Bros.)
The barely legal members of Orlando's Band Marino are already making pop music for the ages
Sorry About the Flowers (One Percent Press)
Of Montreal's intricate pop revels in the dark side of the sun
A game of artful dodgeball with Of Montreal
This fan has her own Dashboard Confessional to give
Of Montreal's sonic surrealism
The electro-pop duo's name was cute. Then came September 11.
What's love got to do with the wistful, indie-rocking Now It's Overhead?
Touring pays off for Southern rockers Widespread Panic
As Miami's premier groove rockers, Day by the River runs through it